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I am asking about a Jew. He is 100% materialist, atheist in his world view.

He keeps the most basic laws of Judaism: keeps Sabbath (not so strictly as Orthodox Jews do, but keeps), doesn't eat pork and doesn't mix milk and meat. (I don't know if he has brith, but I am nearly sure, that he has.) Not every weekend, but he is a regular visitor in a local synagogue.

I think, he does it because although he doesn't believe the religion, he wants to honor his religious friends and ancestors. Furthermore, this is the way of life he is accustomed to.

I think it would be nicer if he would do what God wants from him. But, somewhere I've read, that Judaism is more like law as simply a religion. And he keeps the law on a basic level.

So, what will happen to a Jew, keeping basic laws, but not believing anything over the pure matter?

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    you sure he doesnt believe deep down? – ray Dec 3 '16 at 19:11
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    Your case is perhaps a case of a man who like to say that he doesn't believe and to act that he believe. – kouty Dec 3 '16 at 19:33
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    @kouty But he is doing the opposite. What I wish to know, what will happen to him. – Gray Sheep Dec 4 '16 at 8:12
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    Does Judaism in general say there is an afterlife? – Dhammadhatu Dec 9 '16 at 12:12
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    @Dhammadhatu Yes. Although the sources related this aren't very broad for the wide public, as I know. – Gray Sheep Dec 10 '16 at 10:10

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